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Weekend box office

Will Smith’s action-comedy “Hancock” led the holiday weekend in ticket sales, giving the star his 12th No. 1 movie, despite being overestimated Sunday. “Wall-E” held up well enough for second place in its second weekend, while “Wanted” fell sharply. Sales in the U.S. and Canada, July 4-6:

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Industry totals

*--* -- Movie 3-day gross Total Venues Average Weeks -- (studio) (millions) (millions) -- per venue -- 1 Hancock $62.6 $103.9 3,965 $15,789 1 -- (Sony) -- -- -- -- -- 2 Wall-E $32.5 $127.2 3,992 $8,144 2 -- (Disney) -- -- -- -- -- 3 Wanted $20.1 $90.2 3,185 $6,295 2 -- (Universal) -- -- -- -- -- 4 Get Smart $11.1 $98.1 3,574 $3,108 3 -- (Warner Bros.) -- -- -- -- -- 5 Kung Fu $7.3 $193.2 3,347 $2,187 5 -- Panda -- -- -- -- -- -- (Paramount) -- -- -- -- -- 6 The Incredible $4.9 $124.8 3,043 $1,610 4 -- Hulk -- -- -- -- -- -- (Universal) -- -- -- -- -- 7 Indiana Jones $3.8 $306.4 2,192 $1,722 7 -- and the -- -- -- -- -- -- Kingdom -- -- -- -- -- -- of the -- -- -- -- -- -- Crystal Skull -- -- -- -- -- -- (Paramount) -- -- -- -- -- 8 Kit Kittredge: $3.3 $5.8 1,843 $1,789 3 -- An American -- -- -- -- -- -- Girl -- -- -- -- -- -- (Picturehouse) -- -- -- -- -- 9 Sex and $2.4 $144.9 1,275 $1,869 6 -- the City -- -- -- -- -- -- (Warner Bros.) -- -- -- -- -- 10 You Don’t $2.0 $94.8 1,731 $1,145 5 -- Mess With -- -- -- -- -- -- the Zohan -- -- -- -- -- -- (Sony) -- -- -- -- -- *--*

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*--* 3-day gross Change Year-to-date gross Change (in millions) from 2007 (in billions) from 2007 $159.8 -7.9% $4.81 -0.7% *--*

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Note: A movie may be shown on more than one screen at each venue.

Source: Media by Numbers

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